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Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

While the benefits of online learning have been clear for years, it’s only recently that online learning has gone mainstream. Post covid19, traditional face to face training isn’t po ssible. Let alone creating new online learning.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Spurred by the threat of the Civil War and the need for faster communication with the West. The Pony Express consisted of relays of men on horseback carrying saddlebags of mail across a 2000-mile trail. Though the famous mail service only lasted from April 1860 to October 1861,” it was a reflection of early communication methods. ADL Mobile Learning Handbook.

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Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Clients undertaking these projects for the first time end up surprised how much goes into it, and it always takes longer than the uninitiated would assume. With this much going on, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are a lot of roles needed to complete the end product. This is the SME’s biggest role.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. 68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. You get the picture. To engage and educate audiences at scale, you can’t beat the power and reach of online video.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic. Many were surprised when nobody showed up and the content race started. Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. The pendulum always swings backs to content.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Have you been researching for the right place to begin planning? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Have you been researching for the right place to begin planning? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. But with a mountain of content to produce, tight deadlines, and a small budget, where do you even start? That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Check out the tips below. Tom is the Chief Architect at Articulate.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. Nor is it some sort of distant vision to chase until the next distraction captures our imagination. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. Recently a client asked which trends are gaining the most traction. First I sliced the list in half. Then I updated the comments with my current perspectives as an independent analyst. Finally, I reordered the list to reflect the priorities of today’s extended enterprise market. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Are you an HR or L&D professional trying to figure out how to expand your training programs to customers, channel partners or others outside of your organization’s walls? And how will I know if I’m heading in the right direction?” ” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. I hear those questions all the time. So let me try to make the path easier for you to navigate. Here’s the good news.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. Our industry is always searching for the next big feature destined to change everything. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it!

Training Video Production, Humanized

Unboxed

Today, as the Director of Content Strategy at Unboxed, I’ve had the honor of being part of a team that’s produced hundreds of microlearning videos for our clients. However, over the years I’ve observed how corporate training video production intimidates most people in the market for it. In an effort to make the production process a little more human-friendly, we created the Training Video Production, Humanized guide. Download the Free Guide.

What Colleges Aren’t Doing Enough of to Keep the Doors Open

Beyond Campus Innovations

Declining enrollment rates in higher education have been trending over the past couple of years. Now we’re seeing a record number of colleges have to partner with larger universities, sell off land and other assets, or even close their doors altogether in the face of a number of changing factors. But it’s not over for those thinking outside the box. Keep reading to understand the constraints colleges face, and see how some are utilizing technology for survival.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.”

2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors. After decades of fighting for budgets and justifying their existence, these L&D professionals are finally getting the respect and resources they deserve. Almost of half of learning leaders report that in 2019 their budgets are increasing, 77 percent say they are adding staff, and 82 percent say their executives actively support efforts to engage employees in professional development.

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Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

And then there’s the challenge of boundary setting. When your commute is from the bedroom to the kitchen table, how do you carve out “off time” versus working non-stop? This month’s crop of free webinars offers plenty of tips for getting the most out of virtual work. Learn the tricks the pros use to get audience agreement and sell a product, solution or idea. Use the latest behavioural psychology and neuromarketing techniques.

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Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 16 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 16 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Today we’re drilling down on a hot topic – integrated learning experiences. KEY TAKEAWAYS: “I tegrated learning experience” is not just a fancy term for an elearning course. Bad elearning kills you.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. These games cover the topics of physics, chemistry, physiology, medicine, literature, peace and economics. 0160; A few weeks ago I created a survey about Mobile Learning.

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Levelling up: Why mental health is just as important as our physical health

Brightwave Group

To mark #WorldMentalHealthDay2019 our Senior Learning Designer, remote-working guru and Wellbeing Champion Helen Marshall talks about our latest work in this area, presents a report from the Mad World London Summit 2019 – and shares her own thoughts on the part learning has to play in rethinking the healthy workplace. There is a definite shift in attitudes occurring in workplaces, as employers recognise the business impact of mental health and wellbeing issues.

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Why So Many Learners Are Absent?

BranchTrack

Did you know that American corporations spent 70 billion dollars on training in 2016? And that 68% of American workers rate policies connected to Learning and Development as most important? As a Learning and Development professional, you are likely unsurprised by these statistics, as L&D is directly linked to providing any business with what it needs. But are we using L&D tools that are all about the learner, or that are all about themselves? The 1950s.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Is that the sound of the heat coming on? Chilly weather’s making an early appearance, it seems, and with that comes that sense of rushing toward the end of the year. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Demonstrating the ROI in Leadership Development Organizations worldwide spend billions on leadership development; yet, for many organizations, little evidence exists that those investments are paying off. Within budget. Games are the solution.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design. I primarily focus on the content, the writing, and the schmoozing with the client. (My

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team. The list below is a good starting point to identify roles, responsibilities and qualifications. To promote innovation in the use of e-Learning/ILT benefit learning, teaching and research throughout the curriculum. Sometimes the WBT developers can do the writing.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

The heat is on! If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Take a break from the heat and check them out. Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. New coach training and development findings.

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Free L&D webinars for January 2019

Limestone Learning

Sometimes it takes a while to get the hang of a new year… shaking off old habits and building a new routine … joining the throngs who hit the gym every January … or just remembering to type the darn date correctly! If you’re thinking about taking action but you need some inspiration, maybe some fresh ideas can help—in the form of a free webinar. But templates within PowerPoint can be an easy stumbling block for the uninitiated.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

The short month of February flies by so fast that March tends to take us by surprise. If you feel like you’re on the back foot and could use a little coaching, why not check out a free webinar or two and get some fresh ideas? However, one consideration that people often overlook is the type of technology that an LMS uses, which is important to consider when evaluating whether an LMS will be able to provide the type of functionality you’ll need to meet your goals.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

If you have a case of whiplash because February went by like a blue streak, join the club. Let’s hope the new crop of March webinars will help us catch up… Spread out over 31 days, there’s a huge selection. This webcast will help you navigate the crowded landscape, focus on the leadership development activities that will have the greatest impact, and learn how to incorporate them into your regular routine. Who should pursue the certificate?

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

If it feels like autumn has crept up on you, join the club. Step into my parlour ,” said the spider to the fly, “these webinars will inspire and motivate you!” Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. The reason?

Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post, I shared my recent webinar with the E-Learning Guild and some of the conversation we had around rapid elearning. In today’s post we’ll look at another part of the conversation where we discussed what skills are needed to succeed and how they can be nurtured. Rapid E-Learning Developers Wear Many Hats. When I first started with elearning we’d have a team of people working on projects. That’s usually not the case today.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

The gentle breeze of May is here, trying to lure us away from our computers and into the sunshine. And so can online webinars! Check out the crop of online events coming up this month. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor. All the rest go on with their old measurements.” I started reading his books in my early teenage years and many of the ideas in them have stuck. and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Despite, or possibly because of, his own irregular early education he focused on learning as an important activity in life. It’s the sensible approach. The activity measures determine input, not output.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Luckily, I have a short cut to seeing the stuff that is generating interest across most of the top eLearning bloggers. So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. As if the others have not been….)

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Out with the hoodies and sneakers, in with the fleece-lined boots — and if you’re lucky enough to be inside, the comfy slippers. It’s a great time of year to hide inside from the wind and rain and get some of that work done that was so easy to put off in summer. Friday, November 1, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Copyright: Guard Your Goldmine – Protecting What You Create The original works you create — your intellectual property — are your goldmine.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

The onset of fall has a funny way of drawing our attention to how quickly the year is whizzing by, and invariably we’re playing catch-up. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning.